Our Catholic faith teaches us that marriage is a Sacrament, meaning that there is actual grace in a Sacramental marriage. This grace is what assists husbands and wives to live out marriage joyfully, sacrificially, and lovingly. However, we are still Fallen creatures so even with the grace present in a Sacramental marriage we suffer from concupiscence, the propensity towards selfishness and sin, which causes us to wound each other.
One of the greatest things you can do for yourself is to practice better self-care in the areas of your health, your home and family life, and in your business (or school) life.
Therapist Allison Ricciardi teaches you how to re-evaluate and revamp your life in three specific areas: your health, in your home/family life, and in your business/school life.
The messages of Our Lady of Fatima gave us not only warnings, but a promise.
So, you have discerned that you are called to married life. Now what?
Parents need to only have a newborn in their house for a few weeks before they hear people say, “Just wait till they are teens!” It is axiomatic in our culture that the teenage years are full of rebellion and strife for the family.
While it may not be that only the Divine can forgive, we know at least, that it takes a considerable amount of grace, effort and intentional will to do so.
The Paschal Mystery is one of the central concepts of Catholic faith relating to the history of salvation.
The sacred week where we enter into the Pascal mystery of our redemption is nearing. How are you preparing for Holy Week?